|Radio Hall of Famer Dick Biondi joined
WLS in 1960. The "Wild Itralian" was the first DJ in America to play the
Beatles. He remained at WLS for 3 years before moving on to KRLA in Los
Angeles. While at WLS, he wrote and recorded "On Top of a Pizza", which
sold over 11,000 copies.
Dick hosted a nationally syndicated show on
Mutual Radio and was heard on over 125 stations. Dick returned to Chicago
and WCFL in 1967 and then spent a decade at WNMB in North Myrtle Beach.
He returned to Chicago and WJMK in 1984, And now is the night time host
at 94.7 WLS-FM.
In 1998, Dick Biondi was elected to the
Hall of Fame